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idioms involving up
Expensive, high quality
There are several restaurants nearby but they are a bit upscale for most college students.
On the up-and-up
His company is growing rapidly, though some wonder if everything is on the up-and-up.
Gaining prominence, likely to succeed
Kato-san was named the up-and-coming designer at the Milan fashion show.
The secretary isn't stuck-up; she is just shy around new people.
Nervous, uneasy, tense
Why is Takashi-san so uptight about making her presentation? She always does a wonderful job.